Period
to 23 October 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Juniper products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Juniper over the 6 months to 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Juniper Networks.

Juniper
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 78 86
Rank change year-on-year -12 +8 +16
Contract jobs citing Juniper 10 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.76% 0.77% 1.21%
As % of the Vendors category 1.79% 1.78% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 16
Cheshire median daily rate £425 £378 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.58% -9.85% +4.04%
10th Percentile £341 £229 £284
90th Percentile £488 £455 £469
North West median daily rate £400 £378 £378
% change year-on-year +5.96% -0.07% -0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - £67.25 -
North West median hourly rate - £67.25 -

Juniper is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Cheshire.

All Vendors
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 560 563 698
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 42.59% 43.31% 44.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 386 467
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £409 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.14% -0.91% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £240 £271
90th Percentile £538 £625 £550
North West median daily rate £400 £415 £400
% change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 47 18
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £14.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.62% -11.44% -6.91%
10th Percentile £13.45 £11.25 £11.03
90th Percentile £42.50 £35.00 £21.00
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.85 £19.18
% change year-on-year +10.44% -17.37% +12.79%

Juniper
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Juniper as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Juniper in Cheshire

Juniper
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Juniper in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Juniper in Cheshire

Juniper
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Juniper in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Juniper in Cheshire

Juniper
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Juniper within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 23 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +1 5 £425 +29.28%
Wilmslow - 1 £475 -
Juniper
North West

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Juniper also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Juniper.

1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco
3 8 (80.00%) CheckPoint
4 7 (70.00%) ITIL
4 7 (70.00%) WAN
5 6 (60.00%) VPN
5 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (60.00%) Network Security
6 5 (50.00%) Fortinet
6 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (50.00%) LAN
6 5 (50.00%) Change Management
7 4 (40.00%) CCNA
7 4 (40.00%) DMZ
8 3 (30.00%) OSPF
8 3 (30.00%) BGP
8 3 (30.00%) EIGRP
8 3 (30.00%) Service Management
8 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
9 2 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
9 2 (20.00%) Blue Coat
9 2 (20.00%) ProxySG
9 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (20.00%) Visualisation
9 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (20.00%) F5
9 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3

Juniper
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (70.00%) WAN
3 6 (60.00%) Network Security
3 6 (60.00%) VPN
4 5 (50.00%) LAN
5 4 (40.00%) DMZ
6 3 (30.00%) BGP
6 3 (30.00%) EIGRP
6 3 (30.00%) OSPF
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (10.00%) Cisco Wireless
8 1 (10.00%) Internet
8 1 (10.00%) MPLS
8 1 (10.00%) Multicast
8 1 (10.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Security Engineer
2 7 (70.00%) Network Engineer
3 6 (60.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Data Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Data Network Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Check Point Support
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Support
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Network Support
5 1 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) Change Management
3 3 (30.00%) Service Management
4 2 (20.00%) Change Control
4 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
4 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Visualisation
5 1 (10.00%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (40.00%) CCNA
4 2 (20.00%) CCNP
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 8 (80.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (50.00%) Fortinet
4 2 (20.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (20.00%) F5
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Symantec